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JOHN DAMATO
 
WELLINGTON DAVIS
 

His construction experience spans many aspects of residential and commercial construction including single family residences, multi-family residential, commercial and institutional, churches, etc.  He has an in-depth knowledge of residential valuation and real estate appraisal value.  His certifications include NJ State Certified General Appraiser, Certified commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Graduate Master Builder, Certified Green Professional, etc.

John brings almost 50 years of experience in construction. He was owner/operator of his own company for 30 years. He started his second career as a building inspector with numerous townships before becoming employed with the state of NJ as construction official for division of codes and standards and an Instructor.

Mr. Davis has almost 40 years of experience in the New Home Warranty field. He has acted as Mediator/Arbitrator in hundreds of Home Warranty cases since 1980. He was certified as an RCS Building Inspector in 1988 and his expertise has been called upon by the New Home Warranty contingents of AAA, NJ NHWP, 2-10 HBW, and RWC.

 

M,A,E M,A,E M,A,E
Long Branch Union Morgansville
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

 

 

 

JERRY EGER
 
DENNIS A. ESTIS
 
RAY FALLS *
 

In construction over 30 years doing residential and commercial remodeling. Obtained my NJ Building Inspector’s license in 1999. Working inspector since 2004. On the executive board of several building official associations. Taught the classes for certification for lead paint removal through the County College Consortium. On the Building Safety Committee for the NJDCA.

Dennis A. Estis has specialized for almost his entire 33 year legal career in the area of complex commercial litigation especially related to construction law, condominium and community association law, alternate dispute resolution (ADR), general equity, corporate law, local government law, and utility law. As a trained mediator, he has participated as a mediator or as a mediation advocate in over 175 mediations.

Ray Falls served as the Deputy Director of the nationally recognized NJ Office of Dispute Settlement, which mediated over 100 complex civil cases each year for State and Federal Courts. Ray is one of the most experienced construction mediators and arbitrators in the Northeast. He is also a state certified Residential Commercial Specialists and has arbitrated over 200 home warranty claims.

 

M,A,E M,A,E M,A,E
Kenilworth Iselin Sparta
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

MICHAEL FAZIO
MITCHELL FRUMKIN
NINA HOKANSON

Michael Fazio is 3rd generation builder/developer with 30 years of experience in the NY metropolitan area.  He has built over 800 homes and commercial buildings, comprised of middle income housing for young families.  He is NY State Representative at NAHB.  Mr. Fazio was inducted into the NY State Builder’s Hall of Fame in 2014.

Mr. Frumkin is a professional engineer who specializes in all aspects of residential building inspection and design. He is on the New Jersey Roster of Mediators and the American Arbitration Associations roster of neutrals. He is past national president of the Community Associations Institute and teaches advanced courses on a variety of engineering topics nationwide.

Demonstrates the ability to manage the hearing process with thorough evaluation of all testimony and evidence with freedom from partiality and prejudice. Evaluates and applies lawful, industry and trade principles. Thirty-five years of construction experience, coupled with professional accomplishments and construction knowledge necessary to render a fair decision based on code compliance, acceptable industry practice.
M,A,E M,A,E M,A,E
Morristown North Brunswick Toms River
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

WILLIAM HULANICK
JON LINDEN, MBA, APM®
HENRY KELLY

“Fellow Grade” ASCE Civil Engineer. Licensed Professional Engineer in NJ, DE, & PA. 30+ years of Arbitration experience. Construction Project Manager and Project Engineer for utility installations as well as extensive structural design work across the full breath of structures. He has practical residential and commercial design and construction experience across all aspects of the building trades.

Jon Linden is a professional mediator with special expertise in special use commercial buildings and environmental issues. He was also has owned and operated apartment buildings. He holds a B.S. in Biology and has worked with DEP on multiple environmental remediations. Mr. Linden also specializes in resolution of contract disputes.

Mr. Kelly has over 40 years of experience in residential and commercial construction. He possesses extensive knowledge in materials and methods, reading plans and specifications, contracts, and code requirements. He serves on the Construction Board of Appeals and is a NJ licensed building inspector. Mr. Kelly is an acute listener, articulate, analytical, and unbiased.

M,A,D,E M,A,D,E M,A,E
Egg Harbor Township Warren Island Heights
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

       
 
ROBERT LACOSTA
PETER LUSTIG
Thomas Pryor
 

In Code Enforcement  for nearly 4 decades. NJ Department of Community Affairs licensed in Building (HHS), Mechanical (ICS), Plan review and inspection of every type of Building and Use .Continuously attend code related seminars to stay current. Member of many committees representing Code Officials  in  NJ.

Mr. Lustig has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of residential construction and home inspection. He is a licensed federal construction appraiser and a licensed home inspector. He has purchased and renovated a substantial amount of housing and he has successfully mediated numerous disputes using his extensive building and construction pricing knowledge.

Complex commercial litigator for two decades.  Deep appreciation for substantive and practical issues in construction; insurance; contracts; professional liability; fire loss; common interest transition and EIFS.  Appointed as a mediator 2002 by N. J. Supreme Court.  Participation in more than 100 meditations as a mediator or advocate.  Fervently committed and immersed in dispute resolution process.

 
M,A,E M,A,D,E M,E  
Scotch Plains Parsippany Princeton  
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO  

 
       
 
ROBERT ROOP
PETER SCHKEEPER
JOE VENTOLA
 

A Professional Engineer licensed in NJ, PA, MA, NY, DE, CT, RI, VT and MN, Robert Roop has 47 years’ experience with an emphasis on building evaluations and remediation design. He has worked as an expert in evaluating warranty claims for construction defects, provided numerous repair designs and monitored construction quality.

A Board Certified Building Inspection Engineer. Forensic construction engineering expertise with 40+ years of experience. Fellow member NSPE. Recipient of NJSPE Distinguished Service Award. NJ UCC Code Enforcement licenses including: Construction Official, Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and EIFS special inspection. NJ Home Inspector. Specialties include: Residential; Commercial; Industrial; Waterfront structures; Historic buildings; Construction Quality; and Management Consulting.

Joe Ventola BSEE, CEC is a full time Professional Dispute Settler and has conducted hundreds of mediations and arbitrations since 2003.. He is a degreed engineer and is very well versed in all phases of construction having personally rehabilitated 5 properties. He was honored to have been voted Best Mediator in the 2012 New Jersey Law Journal Survey.

 
M,A,E M,A,E M,A,D,E  
Rosemont Red Bank Manalapan  
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO  

 
   
     
WILLIAM WAKEFIELD      

Bill is highly experienced in virtually all phases of engineering and project management. After working in cost and schedule engineering and contracts he managed a major corporation's engineering and construction operation with extensive domestic and international facilities. In his current practice, he acts as an Owner Representative, teaches design-build and acts as an expert witness.

     
M,A,D,E      
Princeton      
FULL BIO